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Wastewater as an early warning system for Covid-19 surveillance

Elaboration of pillar 2 of the research: Coordination with and embedding of the COVID surveillance system on wastewater in the current virus resurgence management system in Flanders. The data from the COVID surveillance system via wastewater can be used to inform local measures. It is expected that the COVID surveillance system will be able to detect regional flare-ups through wastewater more quickly than the current system of testing alone. The aim of this pillar is to triangulate the data from sewage water analysis with other datasets in order to be able to embed these data in the virus resurgance management system. The intention is to work this out between now and mid-November.

Date:13 Jul 2020  →  15 Nov 2020
Keywords:Covid-19 surveillance, wastewater
Disciplines:Health care administration